Rockford Scanner™: Belvidere Police and Boone County Deputies used police K9 and drone to apprehend two Rockford residents for Burglary




 

Belvidere Police and Boone County Deputies used police K9 and drone to apprehend two Rockford residents for Burglary to Motor Vehicle in the Prairie Place Subdivision.

MARCUS S. ARMSTRONG, Age 31 of Rockford, was charged with Burglary, a Class 2 Felony punishable by 3 – 7 years in the Department of Corrections

DARRELL B. MACKEY, age 32 of Rockford, was charged with Burglary, a Class 2 Felony punishable by 3 – 7 years in the Department of Corrections

On Wednesday July 17, 2019 at 1:50 a.m. the Belvidere Police Department received a complaint from a resident in the Prairie Place neighborhood regarding 2 subjects breaking into cars.

Belvidere Police, Boone County Deputies, and Illinois State Police responded to the 4100 block of Hearthstone Lane in Belvidere where they located two subjects who fled on foot when officers tried to stop them. Belvidere Police began a K9 track of the suspects as Boone County deputies used their drone to search the area.

Both suspects were eventually apprehended and taken to the Belvidere Police Department. Belvidere Police Detectives investigated and located several vehicles that were burglarized. Detectives presented the information to the Boone County State’s Attorney’s Office who authorized charges against the two suspects.

Police are still attempting to locate property owners for some of the stolen property. If anyone in the area had property stolen during that time frame please contact the Belvidere Police Department at 815-547-6386.

Anyone with information pertaining to this or any other investigation is encouraged to contact the Belvidere Police Department at 815-544-2135. Anonymous reports can be made by contacting, 24 hours a day, Boone County Crimestoppers at 815-544-7867(815-547-STOP) and BOONECOUNTYCRIMESTOPPERS.COM. Persons with information leading to an arrest can be awarded a cash reward of up to $1000.00

Members of the public are reminded that these are only charges and are not proof of the defendant’s guilt. Every defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is the State’s burden to prove his or her guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Possible House Fire in Belvidere




 

Sources are reporting a house fire in Boone County.

It happened around 5 pm in the 700 block of S Main in Belvidere.

Reports of a house on fire. Initial reports are saying smoke and flames are showing. No other information at this time.

UPDATE: MABAS has been toned out








 

Rockford Scanner™: Several Accidents With Injuries




RS Source. Riverside & Olson

Sources are reporting a few accidents that happened today.

  1. Around 4:30 pm today there was an accident with injuries near Alpine and Larson. Reports of possible multiple injuries.
  2. Around 4:30 pm today in the area  Riverside and Olson, there was an auto accident with injuries.
  3. E State and 12th there was an accident with injuries (Photos below are by Rachel Ganus)


 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Drug Bust in Boone County




 

The Belvidere/Boone County Metro Narcotics Unit concludes a two month drug investigation with the arrest of a Rockford resident on felony Drug Charges which began with information developed by Boone County patrol deputies regarding crack cocaine sales.

On Tuesday June 18th, Santos Luis Garcia-Guerrero, age 27, was arrested in Boone County on an arrest warrant obtained by the Belvidere/Boone County Metro Narcotics Unit. Garcia-Guerrero has been charged with one count of Unlawful Delivery of a Controlled Substance, 1-15 grams of cocaine (Class 1 Felony), and one count of Unlawful Delivery of a Controlled Substance, less than one gram of cocaine.

A class 1 felony is punishable by 4-15 years in the Department of Corrections. A Class 2 felony is punishable by 3-7 years in the Department of Corrections.

The Belvidere/Boone County Metro Narcotics Unit encourages anyone having additional information regarding narcotic trafficking or other criminal activity to call the Belvidere/Boone County Metro Narcotics Unit at (815)544-2135 or Crimestoppers at (815)547-7867.

Members of the public are reminded that these are only charges and are not proof of the defendant’s guilt. Every defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is the State’s burden to prove his or her guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Found Dog in Boone County




 

Shawn Fuit: “Can you please post about a dog I found on Thursday june 6th about 2:30 pm he is a Belgian malinois found on corner of E Hurlbut ave and Gardner st in Belvidere I know you are Rockford scanner but know alot of people from around here are on the page thank you not sure if dumped or ran away”








 

Rockford Scanner™: 2 Arrested After More Massage Parlors Raided




 

A CONTINUED INVESTIGATION CONDUCTED BY THE BELVIDERE POLICE DEPARTMENT STREET CRIMES UNIT INTO COMPLAINTS OF A MASSAGE PARLOR RESULTED IN THE ARREST OF TWO (2) PEOPLE ON MULTIPLE CHARGES VIOLATING THE MASSAGE LICENSING ACT.

ON JUNE 06, 2019, THE BELVIDERE POLICE DEPARTMENT STREET CRIMES UNIT AND DETECTIVE SECTION EXECUTED A SEARCH WARRANT AT THE HOT STONE SPA MASSAGE PARLOR LOCATED AT 2184 NORTH STATE STREET LOCATED IN BELVIDERE:

AS A RESULT OF THE INVESTIGATION THE BOONE COUNTY STATE’S ATTORNEY’S OFFICE AUTHORIZED THE ARREST AND CHARGES OF THE FOLLOWING PERSON(S):

EUN M. LEE, AGE 45 OF DES PLAINES, ILLINOIS, WAS CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT OF VIOLATION OF THE MASSAGE LICENSING ACT – A CLASS 4 FELONY. PUNISHABLE 1 – 3 YEARS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS.

MAE HAW ROBERTS, AGE 67 OF BELVIDERE, ILLINOIS, WAS CHARGED WITH TWO COUNT(S) OF VIOLATION OF THE MASSAGE LICENSING ACT – A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR. PUNISHABLE 1 YEAR IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS.

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION REGARDING SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY IS ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT THE BELVIDERE POLICE DEPARTMENT AT 815-547-6433

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Accident With Injuries, Police Officer Involved




 

Sandra Leato sent us information and a photo of an officer involved accident.

It happened this evening near State and Pleasant in Boone County.

Injuries were being reported. Unknown if the officer was injured, or the other party. Or both parties.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.








 

Rockford Scanner™: Motorcycle Accident With Injuries




Sources are reporting a motorcycle accident.

It happened around 5:20 pm today near Dempsey drive and Lyford, on the East side.  Injuries were being reported. It is not yet known on the severity of the injuries.  The cause of the accident is under investigation.








 

Rockford Scanner™: Police Chase In Boone County




 

Sources are reporting a police chase in Boone County. 

Police were chasing a blue vehicle in the area of Pearl and 20 in Boone County.  Unknown if they were able to catch the suspects.

No other info. at this time.

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Ammonia Leak At A Business in Boone County




UPDATE:

As of 3:38 PM, They have just now upgraded the MABAS box on this call.

MABAS box 17 to the 2nd level


Sources are reporting an ammonia leak in Boone County.

It happened around 7:30 am this morning at Dean Foods in Boone County.

As of 12:20 pm today emergency personnel are still on scene.

They were able to get the situation contained.

No injuries have been reported.

 





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